IRD PAPER FORMS – IR 345 and IR 348

The IRD are very good at wasting not only paper but postage as well.  Ezypay as your payroll provider electronically file your IR 345 and IR 348 on your behalf either bi monthly or monthly ( unless you have specifically requested as not to ) If you have been receiving paper copies of these forms […]

Government announces new Youth Rate of $10.80

Employers will be able to pay young workers well below the minimum wage as part of a government push to get more unemployed teens into work.  The new “starting-out wage” will be 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage, which is $13.50 an hour, for the first six months of work. The $10.80 an […]

Le Cafe is re-opening soon

For those of you from Christchurch I’m sure you lamented the loss of Le Cafe after the earthquakes.  Where else could you go and get a decent coffee, desert, drink, and food after midnight! Well, the people behind Le Cafe are about to re-open in Christchurch (not in the same place) under a new name […]

New Feature – Reminders

Trying to remember those critical dates in relation to your staff can be a real pain, especially when we do the payroll and you don’t have access to the data…but we now have a new option which we are just trialing. Built into Platinum is a user definable Reminder System whereby we can create static […]